Iraq announces tender for purchase of rice

Business Materials 3 December 2012 15:51 (UTC +04:00)

Azerbaijan, Baku, Dec. 3 /Trend A.Taghiyeva/

Iraq's trade ministry has announced an international tender for the purchase of rice, the ministry said on Monday.

According to the information, Iraq intends to buy 30,000 tons of rice. The tender will continue during December 9 - 13. Those wishing to participate in the tender must apply to the Ministry of Trade of Iraq.

Iraq is a producer of rice, but the amount produced in the country is not enough to meet the needs of the domestic market.